Culture capital Wroclaw at crossroads of central Europe history

Formerly known as Breslau and part of Germany before the end of World War II, Wroclaw will share the limelight with fellow capital of culture San Sebastian on Spain's northern Basque coastLong a symbol of Polish-German reconciliation, Poland’s western city of Wroclaw will become a European culture capital this year highlighting its history at the crossroads of political upheaval in central Europe. Formerly known as Breslau and part of Germany before the end of World War II, Wroclaw will share the limelight with fellow capital of culture San Sebastian on Spain’s northern Basque coast.

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